SETsquared INVEST 2021 shines spotlight on Bristol startups

Now in its 18th year the SETsquared Partnership’s annual investment showcase, INVEST 2021, took place online on 1 December. Sixteen of the very best UK tech companies pitched for the investment needed to take their startups to the next level of growth. The event showcased pioneering innovations backed by the SETsquared Partnership, ranging from technology to improve…

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Plans announced for FinTech West Accelerator

We were delighted to announce plans for a FinTech West Accelerator in partnership with Engine Shed during the FinTech West Summit at Bristol Technology Festival 2021. Drawing on recently published research from the University of Bristol, our vision is for a collaborative regional programme placed at the heart of a partnership of industry, academia and the regional technology…

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LOQBOX case study: A mission to end financial exclusion globally

To help our aspiring entrepreneurs and future SETsquared Bristol members, we showcase member and alumni case studies demonstrating the breadth of tech at SETsquared Bristol and what it takes to achieve success. We had a chat with LOQBOX Co-founders and Co-CEOs, Tom Eyre and Gregor Mowat… LOQBOX Key Facts Start date: January 2017 Market sector: Fintech Location: …

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Case study: Xavier Analytics – Effective reporting starts with accurate data

To help our aspiring entrepreneurs and future SETsquared Bristol members, we showcase member and alumni case studies demonstrating the breadth of tech at SETsquared Bristol and what it takes to achieve success. We had a chat with Xavier Analytics Co-founder and Head of Design and Marketing, Helen Lloyd… Xavier Analytics Key Facts Start date:  June 2018 Market sector: Fintech &…

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Diverse pipeline of talent celebrated at Bristol’s Silicon Gorge

Eleven of the most exciting early-stage tech and digital startups in the South West and Wales pitched last week to an audience of high-calibre investors at the Silicon Gorge Investor Showcase final. Part of the Investment Activator Programme, Silicon Gorge is one of the West’s major investment events, with selected startups getting through semi-finals to…

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Join SETsquared Bristol’s emerging FinTech cluster

Bristol is a thriving hub of innovative technologies, and with new investment coming into the South West both locally and from further afield, it’s the perfect place to launch a fintech business. In fact, the UK fintech cluster is in a period of rapid growth. In 2017 alone, over £800 million was invested in London-based…

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